Lucyna Cierocke v Viking Lodge Hotel Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal (EQT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Pay and Conditions of Employment
In this case during the ‘protected period, under the Pregnant Workers Directive 92/85, the Equal Treatment Directive and sections 6 and 8 of the Employment Equality Acts.
The claimant had visited the workplace with her baby during her maternity leave. The Tribunal accepted the “consistent and credible accounts” of the respondent’s witnesses that some discussion took place over whether she could change her working hours and the manner of her future payment, although the complainant disputed this.
However, in line with decisions such as Parcourt Ltd t/a Café Viena v A Worker EED0211 and also Dollymount Creche & Montessori v Finnerty EED034, there is a heavy onus on an employer to have
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